In Loving Memory of
Mr. Jerry G. Bailey, Sr.
Graveside services for Jerry Bailey, Sr., 80, of Carthage, Texas will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Antioch Cemetery with Bro. Pete Williams officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Bailey passed away February 19, 2016 at his home in Carthage.
Mr. Jerry Glenn Bailey, Sr. was born November 11, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was one of four children born to George and Mildred Jurnigan Bailey. Mr. Bailey served his country through the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a tour bus driver, was a bareback bronc rider for the PRCA and also worked for Houston Lighting and Power. Jerry loved to go hunting, building BBQ pits and especially cooking outdoors on the pit. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Winona Capps Bailey; brother, Richard Bailey; and sister, Mildred Elizabeth Ballou.
Mr. Bailey is survived by his son, Jerry Bailey, II and Michelle Privett of Carthage; adopted son, Jerry Teffteller and wife Lynette of Waco; brother, James Bailey and wife Loretta of Houston; grandchildren, Kayson Privett and Jeremey Privett; adopted grandchildren, Tristan Chevelle and Zoey Teffteller; special cousin, Bobbie Taylor of West Monroe, LA; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
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